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. there is breaking news at 11. ohio corrections official say ariel castro the man that he'll three women captainive for a decade has committed suicide. >> that's right. he was found hanging in his cell around 9:20 local time in ohio. staff performed cpr before he was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. the three women were kidnapped and sexually assaulted over a 10 year period.
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they were kidnapped when they were 14, 16 and 20-year-old. they escaped in may. castro kass sentenced to -- was sentenced to life in prison. the house where the women were held captive was demolished. >> you understand he will never been released from prison. i understand that and say that. the agent the sex crimes that i know i'm going to get the book thrown at me. castro fathered a child with amanda barry. michelle knight was impregnant nateed by him -- impregnated by
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him but suffered miscarriaged. >> i want to tell you what it was like for me. i wondered if i was going to -- >> the women have been low- keyed since being rescued. only appearing together once thanks everyone for support. >> back in the bay area it has been just over 24 hours since the opening of the new eastern span of the bay bridge. this is a live look from the bay bridge told plaza. traffic light eastbound. today thousands of people crossed the eastern span for the first time. >> as a approach the toll plaza westbound the lanes have been
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recan't figured a -- reconfigured. it been cleaned up and repainted. the road makes a turn to the right and you are headed on the new span. off to the right are views of san francisco bay and the road curves to the left you can see the bay and the golden gate bridge without turning your head. along the roadway there's five travel lanes like on the old bridge, but there's 10-foot wide pull out lanes on both sides. on the left the suspension to you ums -- tower comes into view. and caltrans is working on installing replacement for the bolts. the work is happening below the deck. past the suspension tower the road reconnects with the
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western span. the first thing you notice is the old bridge off the right. the steel seems midevil compared to the new span. you can see the suspension tower ahead and on the right- hand side is the nope walkway. -- pedestrian walkway. it seems bumpy, but on the descent to oakland where the pavement was installed the road is very smooth. >> bike riders and pedestrian are able to cross the bay bridge as part of the new construction. the oakland mayor and officials were on hand to open up the path during a ceremony tuesday morning. the path runs on the south side of the new span. it has an outside lane and separate area for bike lanes.
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i know a lot of people are looking forward to this. people are chomping at the bit. the police have had to hold people back from getting on this morning. >> the path stops at the new suspension tower for now. now everyone will have to turn around. it will be completed by erie 2015 and -- early 2015. still ahead, where the beloved bay bridge troll is coming. this comes a day after pitches of the new troll surfaced. police are looking for the hit and run driver involved in a crash that killed two women on monday in hose, san jose. the victims have been identified. today an emotional vigil for the victims.
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>> lighting candles. writing notes. holding back tears and holding each other the friends gathered in the same spot where the women were killed monday morning. >> give blessings and prayers from everybody all over. >> ramon was at the vigil. he's struggling after his mother and coworker were killed at the intersection of sky port drive and north drive. the driver left the scene. >> hopefully we can find this person that took our momma way. >> just before the crash the chp was following the car. they had suspicion that the driver could be intoxicated. because of safety reasons they backed off before the crash. it was risk versus gain. this is a populated area, even at 3:00 in the morning.
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there's hotels. denise, mcdonald's. light rail. they determined to be on the safer side and stop any further contact with this vehicle. >> now all friends and family can do is pray and hope the person that caused the crash can be found. turn yourself in, you know, they will catch up to you, and just get off the streets so you don't do this to anybody else. the investigation has been handed over to the san jose police department. it was a mere steadies that is -- mercedes that's responsible. they don't have any idea who was driving. anyone with information call the san jose police department. it was a nice day. temperature in the 70s and 80s except for near the coastline,
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we were in the upper 60s. 69 in san francisco, 75 in oakland. 74 in antioch. we're seeing fog formation at the coastline and the east bay. widespread patch ely -- patchy. it will clear by 10:00 tomorrow morning. mild tomorrow, but as you look to the weekend, big changes in store. i'll have that in the extended forecast. coming up tonight, the obama administration ramps up the effort to get congress aboard for military action against syria. >> new information about the rim fire. and the governor's 60 day cooling-off period between bart and the union. [ female announcer ] when you asked us to remove
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. after heated committee bait a -- debate a senate resolution
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draft could vote tomorrow to resolution. the measure would set a 60 day deadline for any military strike with an option for extra days. it bars american ground troops from operation. john boehner and john mccain approves. john kerry said another chemical attack is guaranteed unless the u.s. takes action. the fate of the bay bridge troll that was a good luck charm. where it may be heading and a look at the new troll.
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. the 60 day school off period ordered by the -- cooling-off period ordered by the negotiate for the bart strikers will end. it has been a roadblock to continuing the negotiations. as a result much of the cooling- off period has been wasted. >> since the judge called for a 60 day cooling-off period the trains have been running. since that august 11th decision bart management and the largest union have not met once.
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management likes to say meeting dates are up to the state immediater but the -- mediator but they have wanted to meet and bart management has refused. this lists seven dates during the month of august this the bart union is free to negotiate. in response thomas hawk sent this e-mail stating the last offer was a final offer and the engaging in ongoing or further discussions would not be fruitful because the final offer has not been presented. >> they are stalling. feeling the public is on their side. they are not this a rush to negotiate, they want to put pressure on get a resolution that will not benefit anyone. >> the union followed up with another e-mail calling the so- called final offer an unfair
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labor practice and asked management to meet. on august 20th thomas hawk refused to meet saying there was nothing in the court's order that specified a required meeting schedule. >> we try to set you'll meetings and they refuse to meet. the mediators can hit up an mitre -- meeting unless they are willing to meet. >> management has agreed to meet on the 12th and 17th of september a month before the cooling off period expires. what does bart manage. have to say. they have not returned our calls. >> the new bay bridge will get a new troll. the troll is a good luck token. >> we may laugh bit. a lot of people credit the old
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troll with protecting the bridge. back then the workers placed on it the side of the bridge to protect the bridge, keep people save and it has worked for 24 years. now we've a new bridge and a new troll. this one is solid steal. 2 feet tall. holds a iron worker tool in one hand. the new troll will go on the bridge that is shaded and people can see it. but that's unconfirmed. tuesday the transportation commission said it's a fact the new bay bridge troll was revealed to a small number of officials and staff. it is a fact this occurred under the cover of darkness. given the troll's aversion to direct sunlight.
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as for the old troll, it is looking he'll have a home at the public area of the toll plaza, so people can say i had to the old guy -- hi to the old guy. firefighters are making progress battling the wildfire in and around yosemite national park. 236,000-acres have burned since the fire started august 17th. the blaze is 80% contained. that's up from 75% earlier today. the san francisco public utilities commission says the hetch hetchy reservoir remains unaffected despite the ash falling on the reservoir. >> very similar conditions weather wise as we head into wednesday. big changes by the week's end. thursday less fog, that means
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warmer conditions. by friday a reversal in the winds bringing hot temperature away from the coastline. near 100 degrees for the inland valley. 80 this the bayshores and 70s at the coast. mainly clear skies over the bay area. patches of fog developing. patch ely clouds tonight. we're -- patchy clouds. it's heading to the pacific northwest. warmer, drier air will build in to the bay area. out the door tomorrow morning. not going to see the warmer drier air yet. fog in the livermore valley. patchy fog in the north bay. clearing by 8:00. we'll see clear skies at the coastline. temperature tomorrow very similar to today. 70s and 80s for the most part. 60s coast side. 68 in half moon bay.
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78 in san jose. here's the extended forecast. a warmup by friday. we'll see no fog. temperature near the triple ticket for the inland valley -- digit. the sea breeze will pick up early next week. leading to a cool down. the raiders coach, dennis allen not revealing his starting quarterback. and the a's made one of the best plays of the season. would it be enough to retake first place from the rangers? unbelievable. shhhhh! in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet. yeah, our babysitter didn't have a million ways to serve mom up on a silver platter. we had to count sheep to fall asleep. and i always worried that i was creating. an overcrowded sheep farm. in my head... never looked like that farmer took proper care of those sheep.
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en ithe rdes ter, whh caade ju can do. ta theinis ine allee th qntum voted oduc theear conmers . good evening. first place in the american league west on the line in oakland. ronnie washington the former a coach and the rangers come in tied with oakland, bartolo colon, uh-oh, profar off the right field barrier, and the rangers have a 2-1 lead. 4 runs, only one earned. michael choice, a first-round pick in 2010. the rosters expand september 1. he gets his first major league hit. this is your highlight. watch this.
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watch this. that is incredible. i haven't seen this type of guts since scott reese was at that fire in gilroy. here's alex rios' solo home run. it's a ranger night 5-1. they lead the a's by a game in the american league west. they close out the series tomorrow. buster posey will sit after tearing off the nail of his throwing hand. he was the victim of a wild pitch. the highlights not much to smile for a giant fan. kyle banks tried to do what donaldson did. it didn't work. arias, to tie the game, he was in the lineup, scutaro set. very few times has lopez not delivered when called upon. 3-2 san diego. the giants now last place in
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the national league east by a full game. bumgarner allowed only 1 run. 49ers and green bay, the major attraction this opening nfl sunday. the oddsmakers have harbaugh's team to favorite to win the super bowl vi-1. raiders are 250 to one. 49ers favored by 4 1/2 versus aaron rodgers and the packers sunday at candlestick. nobody touches cap. that's the number 1 rule. offensive line man, that's always your rule. for us it will be play our game. be physical, be physical early. and keep them off cap. i hope you learned something. do not touch cap. okay. >> absolutely. raiders versus andrew luck
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sunday in indianapolis. >> start the quarterback will be and what we're going to do there. i'm not going to get into that for competitive reasons. we have a plan, unless we start out in the wildcat we'll have a quarterback in the first snap of the game. we'll leave it at that. cal hung tough before falling saturday to northwestern. they play portland state and will chris mccann back. there's a technicality, we won't go into, the pac-12 said chris you're back on the field. give mecir ena williams -- me serena williams. versus navarro. serena williams on to the quarter finals. two high school football coaches in jasper, alabama, got after each other as they set an
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example for the student athletes. example for the student athletes. >> unbelievable. shhhhh! in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet. yeah, our babysitter didn't have a million ways to serve mom up on a silver platter. we had to count sheep to fall asleep. and i always worried that i was creating an overcrowded sheep farm. in my head... never looked like that farmer took proper care of those sheep. too much? a little. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible.
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